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Install Ruby 1.9.3 on a shared hosting non root

I’ve got through a bit of a hurdle to get Ruby 1.9.3 installed on my shared host. My host is PlanetHoster, but this walkthrough should work with any host giving you a decent development suite (gcc, ld, make…), like 1and1, … Continue reading

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Monitor your systems using Monit on shared hosts non-root – Example with Rails3/Capistrano

Do you know Monit? You definitely should. This is a high-quality and mature Open Source project, very well documented, that can monitor all your system resources (global and process-based). It is lightweight, efficient, can take corrective actions (restart servers…), provides … Continue reading

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Deploy Rails 3 Unicorn applications using Capistrano on a shared web host non-root

In my struggle to have complete Rails3 environments setup in shared web hosts, the deployment step was missing. Lately I managed to deploy Rails3 Unicorn applications using Capistrano on a shared web host, as a non-root user with very limited … Continue reading

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Installing Rails 3 nginx unicorn on a shared web host non-root

Lately I tried to install a complete Rails 3 nginx unicorn web stack on a shared host without root privileges, in my user home directory. Ruby and Rails3 setup nginx setup Unicorn setup Unicorn setup with nginx In this process, … Continue reading

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How to make a customized Ruby on Rails server work on a hosted shared environment ?

Hi Some of my servers are hosted on Planethoster (shared environment). So far it has been a nice experience, except that their customer support’s technical competencies can vary a lot depending on who gets to help you there. Regarding their … Continue reading

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